Period
to 3 August 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK > England
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 229 240 273
Rank change year-on-year +11 +33 +122
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 1,527 896 1,677
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.52% 1.45% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.84% 4.03% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,028 647 1,264
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,150 £41,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £90,000 £90,250 £83,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £107,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% -

Public Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 39,791 22,243 47,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.65% 35.88% 35.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24,438 17,859 36,255
10th Percentile £32,594 £32,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.19% +2.73% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +0.95%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Cloud in England.

Salary trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Cloud in England over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Cloud within the England region over the 6 months to 3 August 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -37 695 £82,500 +3.13% 167
South East -18 213 £62,500 -3.85% 28
North of England +36 204 £57,500 +4.55% 67
Midlands -36 138 £62,500 - 49
North West +39 123 £60,000 -4.00% 35
West Midlands -12 121 £62,500 +11.28% 37
South West +10 110 £57,500 - 18
East of England -15 90 £45,000 -47.06% 14
Yorkshire -24 77 £55,000 +1.85% 26
East Midlands -65 16 £75,000 +11.11% 12
North East -35 6 £53,750 +16.85% 6
Public Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, IT jobs citing Public Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 1,053 (68.96%) Azure
2 942 (61.69%) AWS
3 635 (41.58%) DevOps
4 544 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
5 530 (34.71%) Microsoft
6 476 (31.17%) GCP
7 416 (27.24%) Kubernetes
8 388 (25.41%) PaaS
9 355 (23.25%) Python
10 354 (23.18%) Linux
11 350 (22.92%) Docker
12 324 (21.22%) Social Skills
13 320 (20.96%) IaaS
14 297 (19.45%) VMware
15 284 (18.60%) SaaS
16 279 (18.27%) Ansible
17 270 (17.68%) PowerShell
18 266 (17.42%) Terraform
19 259 (16.96%) Infrastructure as Code
20 258 (16.90%) Finance
21 252 (16.50%) Windows
22 238 (15.59%) VMware Infrastructure
23 229 (15.00%) Data Centre
24 211 (13.82%) SQL
24 211 (13.82%) Degree
25 208 (13.62%) Microservices
26 207 (13.56%) Firewall
27 205 (13.43%) Google
28 204 (13.36%) Jenkins
29 198 (12.97%) Migration

Public Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 90 (5.89%) Confluence
2 55 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 35 (2.29%) IIS
4 25 (1.64%) Apache
5 20 (1.31%) OpenStack
6 13 (0.85%) Apache Spark
7 12 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (0.79%) nginx
8 10 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (0.65%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.52%) Drupal
9 8 (0.52%) MS Exchange
9 8 (0.52%) WordPress
10 7 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.26%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.13%) Apache Airflow
14 2 (0.13%) Ethereum
14 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.26%) Figma
5 4 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.065%) Weka
Business Applications
1 12 (0.79%) Sentinel
2 11 (0.72%) Magento
3 8 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.13%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.065%) Cloudability
6 1 (0.065%) Infor LN
6 1 (0.065%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.065%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.065%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1,053 (68.96%) Azure
2 942 (61.69%) AWS
3 476 (31.17%) GCP
4 388 (25.41%) PaaS
5 320 (20.96%) IaaS
6 284 (18.60%) SaaS
7 157 (10.28%) Microsoft 365
8 125 (8.19%) Serverless
9 82 (5.37%) Azure Active Directory
10 74 (4.85%) GitHub
11 71 (4.65%) Amazon EKS
12 64 (4.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 64 (4.19%) OpenShift
13 51 (3.34%) Cloud Computing
14 34 (2.23%) Azure Service Bus
15 32 (2.10%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 32 (2.10%) Power Platform
16 27 (1.77%) Azure Storage
17 25 (1.64%) Azure Stack
18 23 (1.51%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 207 (13.56%) Firewall
2 101 (6.61%) VPN
3 81 (5.30%) WAN
4 74 (4.85%) DNS
5 66 (4.32%) IPv4
6 60 (3.93%) VLAN
7 58 (3.80%) TCP/IP
8 55 (3.60%) LAN
9 54 (3.54%) OSPF
10 52 (3.41%) Network Security
11 50 (3.27%) HTTP
12 47 (3.08%) SD-WAN
13 38 (2.49%) Internet
14 36 (2.36%) SAN
15 30 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
16 28 (1.83%) Unified Communications
17 23 (1.51%) SSL
18 19 (1.24%) NAS
19 18 (1.18%) Wireless
20 17 (1.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 71 (4.65%) Big Data
3 68 (4.45%) NoSQL
4 36 (2.36%) Azure SQL Database
5 32 (2.10%) MySQL
6 27 (1.77%) BigQuery
7 26 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (1.51%) Data Lake
8 23 (1.51%) Power BI
9 22 (1.44%) Tableau
10 21 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (1.31%) Blockchain
11 20 (1.31%) Relational Database
12 17 (1.11%) MongoDB
13 14 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
14 11 (0.72%) Hadoop
15 10 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
16 8 (0.52%) Tableau Server
17 7 (0.46%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 7 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 204 (13.36%) Jenkins
2 146 (9.56%) Git (software)
3 102 (6.68%) GitLab
4 100 (6.55%) JIRA
5 57 (3.73%) Subversion
6 49 (3.21%) TeamCity
7 45 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 42 (2.75%) Sonatype Nexus
9 37 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 27 (1.77%) Bitbucket
11 20 (1.31%) Maven
12 15 (0.98%) Selenium
13 12 (0.79%) webpack
14 11 (0.72%) Vagrant
15 10 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (0.59%) Visual Studio
17 8 (0.52%) CircleCI
17 8 (0.52%) Cucumber
17 8 (0.52%) IBM UrbanCode
18 7 (0.46%) Artifactory
General
1 324 (21.22%) Social Skills
2 258 (16.90%) Finance
3 93 (6.09%) Banking
4 80 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (4.13%) Retail
6 59 (3.86%) Presentation Skills
7 48 (3.14%) Public Sector
8 37 (2.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 34 (2.23%) Documentation Skills
10 29 (1.90%) Law
11 27 (1.77%) Influencing Skills
12 26 (1.70%) Telecoms
13 25 (1.64%) Billing
14 23 (1.51%) Financial Institution
14 23 (1.51%) Marketing
15 21 (1.38%) Public Speaking
16 17 (1.11%) Legal
17 14 (0.92%) Local Government
18 13 (0.85%) Organisational Skills
19 11 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 454 (29.73%) Architect
2 178 (11.66%) Cloud Engineer
3 174 (11.39%) Cloud Architect
4 145 (9.50%) Consultant
5 142 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
6 128 (8.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 120 (7.86%) DevOps Engineer
8 92 (6.02%) Developer
9 85 (5.57%) Azure Engineer
10 76 (4.98%) Platform Engineer
11 75 (4.91%) AWS Engineer
12 73 (4.78%) Cloud Consultant
13 63 (4.13%) Azure Architect
14 55 (3.60%) Software Engineer
15 49 (3.21%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
16 47 (3.08%) Infrastructure Architect
17 43 (2.82%) AWS DevOps
18 39 (2.55%) Linux Engineer
18 39 (2.55%) Security Architect
19 38 (2.49%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (11.53%) Web Services
2 112 (7.33%) Node.js
3 98 (6.42%) React
4 75 (4.91%) .NET
5 61 (3.99%) Spring
6 50 (3.27%) JSON
7 48 (3.14%) ARM Templates
8 47 (3.08%) RESTful
9 46 (3.01%) Spring Boot
10 38 (2.49%) Kafka
10 38 (2.49%) REST
11 36 (2.36%) AngularJS
11 36 (2.36%) OAuth
12 33 (2.16%) Middleware
13 32 (2.10%) XML
14 30 (1.96%) CSS
15 23 (1.51%) GraphQL
16 22 (1.44%) OAuth2
17 21 (1.38%) .NET Core
17 21 (1.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 229 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 163 (10.67%) Cloud Native
3 144 (9.43%) Hybrid Cloud
4 81 (5.30%) Private Cloud
5 38 (2.49%) User Experience
6 37 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 36 (2.36%) Algorithms
8 34 (2.23%) Virtual Team
9 30 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
10 29 (1.90%) Data Structures
11 28 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
11 28 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
12 25 (1.64%) Clustering
12 25 (1.64%) Enterprise Cloud
13 21 (1.38%) Replication
14 20 (1.31%) PKI
14 20 (1.31%) Robotics
15 18 (1.18%) CMDB
15 18 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
16 16 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 354 (23.18%) Linux
2 252 (16.50%) Windows
3 131 (8.58%) Windows Server
4 125 (8.19%) Unix
5 42 (2.75%) CentOS
6 37 (2.42%) Ubuntu
7 36 (2.36%) Windows Server 2016
8 28 (1.83%) Windows 10
9 27 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (1.11%) Windows Server 2019
11 13 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.52%) VMS
14 7 (0.46%) Android
14 7 (0.46%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.33%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.20%) Debian
16 3 (0.20%) SUSE
17 1 (0.065%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 635 (41.58%) DevOps
2 544 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
3 259 (16.96%) Infrastructure as Code
4 208 (13.62%) Microservices
5 198 (12.97%) Migration
6 185 (12.12%) Presales
7 166 (10.87%) ITIL
8 165 (10.81%) Configuration Management
9 162 (10.61%) Computer Science
9 162 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 137 (8.97%) Scrum
11 131 (8.58%) Cybersecurity
12 122 (7.99%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 120 (7.86%) Software Engineering
14 114 (7.47%) Data Science
15 106 (6.94%) Service Management
16 103 (6.75%) Problem-Solving
17 94 (6.16%) Machine Learning
17 94 (6.16%) Task Automation
18 91 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 355 (23.25%) Python
2 270 (17.68%) PowerShell
3 211 (13.82%) SQL
4 185 (12.12%) Bash Shell
5 160 (10.48%) Java
6 104 (6.81%) C#
7 90 (5.89%) JavaScript
8 88 (5.76%) Go
9 57 (3.73%) Perl
10 47 (3.08%) C
11 42 (2.75%) TypeScript
12 41 (2.69%) C++
13 37 (2.42%) Ruby
14 34 (2.23%) PHP
15 26 (1.70%) Shell Script
16 13 (0.85%) Groovy
17 12 (0.79%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.65%) Java 8
18 10 (0.65%) R
18 10 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 211 (13.82%) Degree
2 193 (12.64%) Security Cleared
3 167 (10.94%) SC Cleared
4 73 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 63 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (3.14%) Oracle Certification
7 45 (2.95%) OCP
8 40 (2.62%) Master's Degree
9 36 (2.36%) AWS Certification
10 30 (1.96%) GIAC
11 29 (1.90%) CCNA
12 27 (1.77%) CCNP
12 27 (1.77%) RHCE
13 25 (1.64%) CISSP
13 25 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (1.11%) CISM
15 16 (1.05%) MCSE
16 13 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
16 13 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 10 (0.65%) NCSIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.39%) GDPR
2 59 (3.86%) PCI DSS
3 44 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (2.55%) NIST
5 35 (2.29%) SLA
6 26 (1.70%) QA
7 10 (0.65%) SOC 2
8 9 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 6 (0.39%) GRC
10 4 (0.26%) Basel III
10 4 (0.26%) NCSC
11 3 (0.20%) COBIT
12 2 (0.13%) Accessibility
12 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.13%) PMO
12 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.065%) GxP
13 1 (0.065%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 350 (22.92%) Docker
2 238 (15.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 195 (12.77%) Active Directory
4 93 (6.09%) VMware ESXi
5 92 (6.02%) Hyper-V
6 33 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
7 31 (2.03%) VMware NSX
8 21 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (0.85%) vSphere
10 11 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (0.65%) KVM
11 10 (0.65%) XenApp
12 9 (0.59%) Ceph
13 8 (0.52%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.26%) vCloud
15 3 (0.20%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.20%) Firmware
16 2 (0.13%) SRDF
16 2 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 416 (27.24%) Kubernetes
2 279 (18.27%) Ansible
3 266 (17.42%) Terraform
4 194 (12.70%) Puppet
5 121 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
5 121 (7.92%) SCCM
6 65 (4.26%) Microsoft Intune
7 37 (2.42%) Prometheus
8 34 (2.23%) Single Sign-On
9 27 (1.77%) CFEngine
10 25 (1.64%) SCOM
11 20 (1.31%) Grafana
12 16 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
13 15 (0.98%) CASB
13 15 (0.98%) vCenter Server
14 14 (0.92%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 14 (0.92%) FortiGate
14 14 (0.92%) Packer
15 13 (0.85%) Salt
16 9 (0.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 530 (34.71%) Microsoft
2 297 (19.45%) VMware
3 205 (13.43%) Google
4 109 (7.14%) Cisco
4 109 (7.14%) Oracle
5 74 (4.85%) Red Hat
6 71 (4.65%) Citrix
7 47 (3.08%) IBM
8 45 (2.95%) NetApp
9 39 (2.55%) SAP
10 34 (2.23%) Splunk
11 29 (1.90%) EMC
12 25 (1.64%) Aruba
13 24 (1.57%) Fortinet
14 23 (1.51%) PagerDuty
15 21 (1.38%) HP
16 18 (1.18%) Adobe
17 17 (1.11%) Atlassian
17 17 (1.11%) SolarWinds
18 16 (1.05%) Cadence